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Articles from the August 27, 2020 edition

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 By GLORIA TROTTER    News    August 27, 2020

JETT WINS RUNOFF

A contentious race marked by dark money mailers, a very public job loss and many weeks of rumors...

 

Women March To Honor Suffragist

If you were driving down North Broadway Avenue, in Shawnee, on the evening of Aug. 23, you may have...

 
 By Suzie Campbell    News    August 27, 2020

Melot, New CEO Of Shawnee Forward

Shawnee Forward has operated without a Chief Executive Officer for months, but not any more. On...

 
 By Alex Sloan    News    August 27, 2020

Additional Tornado Sirens For County Discussed At Meeting

The Pottawatomie County Board of Commissioners gathered for a rather short meeting in which they...

 

Tecumseh Police Report

The Tecumseh Police Department responded to a number of thefts this week, and made an arrest in conn...

 

A Fine Tribute

In this day and age, it is hard to imagine an election year without women candidates and a lot of...

 

Remember When?

Take a little walk with us down memory lane please. In the presidential election of 2016, Donald...

 

The Job Of Mother Never Expires

I'm a bit maudlin lately as my job as "mother" recently expired. Every mother knows the day will...

 

Letters to the Editor: Reflecting on Blue Zones in Pottawatomie County

EDITOR The Countywide & Sun: The best illustration of Life is Life. Several years ago I heard a...

 

Guest Column: Rita Aragon

All across Oklahoma, brave men and women enlist in the military, willing to risk their lives to...

 

Senate Notes

I want to give thanks to all the citizens who have continued supporting me within the community. I'm...

 

Senate Review

Oklahomans' resilience never ceases to amaze me. Oklahoma's recovery is far ahead of many other...

 

Former Governor Takes Job With Law Firm

Former Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin-Christensen, who grew up in Tecumseh, has been named a senior a...

 

William Kenneth "Bill" Cain

William Kenneth "Bill" Cain, 82, of Tecumseh, Oklahoma, died Monday, August 24, 2020, in Shawnee....

 

Leona Daphine Walker

Leona Daphine Walker, "Mue" as she was affectionately called by all who knew her, died Monday,...

 

June Furgason

Former Shawnee resident June Furgason, 95, died Sunday, August 23, 2020, in Stroud, OK. Funeral...

 

Jackline Mankin

Jackline Mankin, a lifelong resident of Shawnee, died peacefully in her home surrounded by family...

 

Medicare Info For High-Risk

The Social Security Administration is offering some information for those in the high-risk...

 

Tecumseh Golden Age Center

May all of you be blessed as Tecumseh's senior citizens have been blessed to have drive-by meals...

 

Overdose Awareness Day Observed August 31

Local communities in Oklahoma and around the world are coming together on August 31 to remember...

 

Jones Theatres Scheduled To Open September 3

Jones Theatres has announced that Sept. 3 will be the opening date for all three Shawnee Theatres....

 

Lady Savages Coast to 18-2 Win

The Lady Savage fast pitch squad won five of their last seven to move their season record to 9-4....

 

Football Begins On The Road

We had real live high school football last Friday as the Tecumseh Savages went on the road to...

 

Fellowship Program Fuels THS Alumni's Passion For Change

By BOBBY "TRAE" TROUSDALE 2020 summer intern Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits I have had the opportuni...

 

Pottawatomie County 12th in State COVID-19 Cases

Aug. 25 – As Tecumseh, Asher and McLoud schools have reported cases of COVID-19, Pottawatomie... Full story

 

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